Design Manager - Wiltshire - Exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing Regional Contractor.

Wiltshire, England • Negotiable dependent on experience • Permanent • UK Construction Jobs

Are you a knowledgeable Design Manager looking for a new challenge? Or a Design Coordinator/ Technologist wanting to pursue a career in Design Management?

Would you like to work for a supportive and dynamic regional contractor?


We are currently working in partnership with a leading Regional Building Contractor to identify a talented Design Manager to join their team to support the continued growth of the business.

You can expect to be working on schemes from £1 million to £20 million in value predominantly working on education, health-care and commercial schemes but you can also expect to get exposure to the residential, student accommodation, defence and leisure sectors within the Wiltshire region. 


Main Responsibilities
  • Able to provide leadership to the design process on allocated projects;
  • Manage the interface between contractor and external consultants;
  • Utilize the innovation strategies available into projects where possible;
  • Keep ahead of current technical issues and incorporate into schemes;
  • Face to face interaction with clients when required;
  • You will be expected to support, understand clients the requirements and his/her obligations in the development of a building design;
  • Manage the design process using your commercial contractual, programme/time awareness and technical expertise;
  • Ensuring the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice where appropriate;
  • Ensuring design information is of the right quality and keeps pace with project timescales.
Skills
  • Technical Understanding;
  • Team Player;
  • Commercial Awareness;
  • Able to Priorities;
  • Understanding and interpreting the clients’ requirements;
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver;
  • Ability to develop, manage and maintain successful relationships, both internally and externally;
  • Ability to understand and answer design related questions from Pre-Constuction;
  • Qualification and Tender Questionnaires.
Essential
  • BTEC in Building Studies, Building Engineering, Building;
  • HNC/HND in Building Studies or  a degree in Construction Management or Architecture;
  • You could either come from an Operational or Architectural background and be willing to be hands on delivering schemes.
  • Good knowledge of Building Regulations;
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD design software course and/or Adobe Acrobat;
  • Strong time management and communication skills
  • Ideally you will currently be working for either a national or regional building contractor with experience working on schemes from £5 - £20 million in value from pre-construction through to handover.
If you think this opportunity is right for you and you want to know more please click on the 'apply now' button and submit your CV. Alternatively you can contact Fiona Corbett for a confidential chat on - 0117 934 9555.

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